Admit Card of CDAC C-CAT 2019 Released

CDAC C-CAT 2019 – The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) will hold the CDAC C-CAT 2019 examination, Admit Card of which was released on December 6. The entrance examination will be conducted on December 9 and 16, 2018 for the admission in February 2019 batch. The candidates can download the admit cards for Common Admission Test (C-CAT) 2019 from cdac.in, said an IE report.

The admissions to all PG Diploma courses of C-DAC are made through computerised Common Admission Test (C-CAT). Every year, C-CAT is conducted in June (for August admissions) and December (for February admissions).

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of C-DAC mentioned above
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on ‘Education and Training’ section
  • Step 3: From there, you’ll be directed to a new page
  • Step 4: Click on CDAC C-CAT 2019 link
  • Step 5: Enter your registration number and other details
  • Step 6: Download and take a print out
  • C-CAT has three sections and one hour is dedicated to each
  • Depending on the category of courses opted by the candidate, he/she will have to either appear for just one test paper (Section A) or two test papers (Section A and Section B) or all the three test papers (Section A, Section B and Section C)
  • The medium of C-CAT is English.

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is the premier R&D entity of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and associated areas.  Different areas of C-DAC had originated at different times, many of which came out as a result of the identification of opportunities.

The setting up of C-DAC in 1988 itself was to build Supercomputers in the context of denial of import of Supercomputers by the USA. Since then C-DAC has been undertaking the building of multiple generations of Supercomputer starting from PARAM with 1 GF in 1988.

Almost at the same time, C-DAC started building Indian Language Computing Solutions with setting up of GIST group (Graphics and Intelligence based Script Technology); National Centre for Software Technology (NCST) set up in 1985 had also initiated work in Indian Language Computing around the same period, according to the official website.

Electronic Research and Development Centre of India (ER&DCI) with various constituents starting as adjunct entities of various State Electronic Corporations; had been brought under the hold of Department of Electronics and Telecommunications (now MeitY) in around 1988. They were focusing on multiple aspects of applied electronics, technology and applications.

With the passage of time as a result of a creative ecosystem that got set up in C-DAC, more areas such as Health Informatics, etc., got created; while right from the beginning the focus of NCST was on Software Technologies; similarly C-DAC started its education & training activities in 1994 as a spin-off with the passage of time, it grew too large efforts to meet the growing needs of Indian Industry for finishing schools.

C-DAC has today emerged as a premier R&D organisation in IT&E (Information Technologies and Electronics) in the country working on strengthening national technological capabilities in the context of global developments in the field and responding to change in the market need in selected foundation areas.  In that process, C-DAC represents a unique facet working in close junction with MeitY to realise nation’s policy and pragmatic interventions and initiatives in Information Technology.

As an institution for high-end Research and Development (R&D), C-DAC has been at the forefront of the Information Technology (IT) revolution, steadily building capacities in emerging/enabling technologies and innovating and leveraging its expertise, calibre, skill sets to develop and deploy IT products and solutions for different sectors of the economy, as per the mandate of its parent, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India and other stakeholders including funding agencies, collaborators, users and the market-place.

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